In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Buckhorn Weston like this:
BUCKHORN-WESTON, a parish in the district of Wincanton and county of Dorset; on the verge of the county, and on the Salisbury and Yeovil railway, 3¼ miles WSW of Gillingham r. station, and 4 SE of Wincanton. Post Town, Gillingham, under Bath. Acres, 1,632. Real property, with Kington-Magna, £7,920. Pop., 509. Houses, 117. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £360.* Patron, Lady Stapleton.
Buckhorn Weston is now part of North Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Buckhorn Weston itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Buckhorn Weston in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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